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Jan 17, 2013 4:30am PST
pleasanton police. >> oakland mayor is looking for federal aid while in washington this week to attend the national conference of mayors and president obama's inauguration on monday. the mayor is planning to meet with several law enforcement agencies to secure and expand federal support to oakland police and the city's crime-fighting effort and is asking governor brown to extend the assistance oakland has been getting from the highway patrol. brown said oakland has to find out what they want. some in oakland want zero police. the leadership of that city has to show the way. brown is a former mayor of oakland. >> people dining out in san francisco will be able to access a restaurant health ratings at their fingertips. the consumer review site "yelp" will post health ratings online. it is a good way to get government information to the public. abc7's reporter will have a live report next year on that partnership. >> the weather forecast, now. it sounds like a broken record, or for the young people, the cd is skipping. >> the cd is stuck. >> mike nicco, our meteorologist , will explain wh
ABC
Jan 31, 2013 4:30am PST
.h.p.'s agreement to patrol oakland city streets. the highway patrol wants to pay to extend the service and c.h.p. says they will continue to work with the city for another 30 days. no word on whether oakland will have to pay for that extension. c.h.p. officers have made 87 felony arrests in 90 days of prowls in oakland. >> poll shows california are the most optimistic since before the recession. governor brown gets the highest approval rating since taking office in 2011, at 51 percent following the asurroundsment -- following the announcement of a state budget surplus. experts expect the state to outpeople the nation as a whole in 2013. last time consumer confidence was this high was way back in 2007. >> the state budget cut forces san mateo county to close courtrooms and cut staff. last year the county reduced the trial court workforce by 30 percent cutting back on clerk hours. now the majority of court services in south san francisco and shayia are suspended and five courtrooms will close entirely. up to 25 employees could lose jobs in september and five court commissioners could be gone b
ABC
Jan 16, 2013 6:00am PST
oakland road we have another accident moved to the right-hand shoulder. it is a little bit slow beyond the seen as they move that from lane two to the right-hand shoulder. elsewhere we have a problem northbound 880 on the shoulder now cleared so that accident is looking good through fremont and getting busy on the east shore freeway moving to richmond and to the berkeley area and macarthur maze. kristen and eric? >> we follow breaking news from london where a helicopter crash in the middle of the city killed two people and injured 13. the two dead, one the pilot, the other is someone on the ground, it happened during the morning rush hour at midnight our time. the helicopter hit a crane on top of a high-rise building. they are working to secure the crane. there is no immediate danger of collapse. no word on the exact cause. it could take months to sort out. there are low clouds and fog. authorities say it was shrouding the tower. the pilot was diverting a landing because of bad weather and that terrorism does not appear to be likely. >> now, japan has grounded the entire fleet of boein
NBC
Jan 24, 2013 5:00pm PST
afternoon, i'm jeff rash theory, live in oakland where some of the best bay area bargains up for grabs, all to help a great cause. tell you how to get your hands on some of these awesome deals and exactly where we are in just a few minutes. speaking of deals, dealing with sunshine and the 7-day forecast. that full weather report in just minutes i. >>> crews are digging up part of a street in green bray to try to fix a water main that ruptured under the roadway this morning. it happened near sir francis drake boulevard. chp officers tell us at one point, water was shooting six feet into the air. at the rate of 1500 gallons minute for 90 minutes. the break was capped but about a dozen homes are still without water tonight. crews are now making sure the roadway is still structurally sound. >>> investigators in the central valley have started excavating a new well linked to the speed freak killers. the as well in linden, the same area where another well was excavated which revealed the remains of some of the victims of lauren herzog and we shall wesley sherman tine. several of the victims' fami
ABC
Jan 16, 2013 4:30am PST
to combat the crime problem in oakland. it is a plan but not a done deal. >> first, the tech bytes. >> in the tech bytes facebook takes on google with a new search tool. it allows users to look for any information their friends have shared on the site. it will be rolled out the next few weeks. do love your droid but don't like the keyboard? >> they have a wonderful app that predicts what you are going to type next. it gets smarter and smarter the more you use it. >> it sells $4 after a one month free trial. and delta lets passengers monitor your progress from ♪ i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! my bowl, my spoons! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios has whole grain and 110 delicious calories. ...more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios in multi-grain cheerios peanut butter. as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, c
NBC
Jan 23, 2013 11:00pm PST
, to a follow-up on a breaking story we brought you at 6:00, a fire ignited by squatters in oakland this evening. drivers of nearby interstate 80 could see the fire as they passed by. police arrested three people that climbed on a nearby rooftop on escape the frames. -- escape the flames. we were told seven people were living inside the vacant house. >> it was abandoned and they were all sharing housing. and they all trained each other how to get out in case of emergency. >> the flames were hard to put out because the stairs inside were destroyed. it was too dangerous for firefighters to go in. despite how difficulty it was, no one was hurt. >> bill bratton is coming to oakland. his focus, how to reduce crime with community involvement. more on why the community is divided on his new role. >> after living in oakland for 56 years, ray got caught in a hail of bullets. >> we were screaming and the guns were firing away. and all total, they shot around 17 rounds at the cars. hitting my car, and striking my vehicle seven times. >> he is the policy adviser for larry reed, the shooting makes the heated
NBC
Jan 23, 2013 5:00am PST
. we are talking about activists, pastors, mothers, all concerned about crime in oakland. what to do, how to bring it down. in the end city council brought on bill bratton. >> the vote is seven ayes, one no. >> shame on you! >> reporter: council member malone was the lone no vote. the vote came in after 2:00 this morning. the council approved a $250,000 contract that includes hiring former l.a. and new york police chief bill brat ton to consult with police on how to bring down crime. some in the crowd said they thought bratton's support for stop and frisk policies will lead to racial profiling. with 131 homicides last year, six so far this year, other residents said, look, oakland needs help. >> we happened to have an unfortunate skin color. i hate to say it like that. i have pride in who i am. >> when you can't walk down the street, be safe. you can't go to school because it's just a war zone that's going on. we believe bill bratton is a strategist. >> reporter: the council approved hiring 20 new police techs to allow oakland street police to do more crime fighting. also approved pa
CBS
Jan 20, 2013 7:30am PST
police department in oakland. >> that's true. >> very big day around here. >> mavericks going on. and the game coming up. >> two games coming up. and also the ravens and the patriots here on cbs 5. remember that. >>> meanwhile, big time in washington, d.c. as president barack obama officially begins his second term. and he is going to be sworn in just before 9:00 a.m. pacific time today. the public swearing in is tomorrow. >> according to a new york times poll, he heads into the second term with an approval rating of 51%. 10 months ago, it was 41%, the lowest of his presidency. the highest rating was 68% in april of 2009. and about 90 minute, he will take the oath of office for his second term. it's going to happen in front of a small gathering at the white house blue room. and tomorrow, the swearing in will be reenacted outdoors. we are in washington, d.c. with more on what's ahead. >> reporter: with the national day of service behind us, preparations are underway for here in washington, d.c. for the official swearing in. president barack
KRON
Jan 22, 2013 8:00pm PST
on the rise. and right now: an overflow crowd at oakland's city council meeting. >> public safety is number one >> pam: the cash=strapped city debates whether to spend a quarter million dollars on controversial police consultant bill bratton supporters say he is the right man to lead the fight against crime in one of america's most violent cities. opponents say they have concerns. >> very valid concerns about bringing in a military=minded man like bratton to make things better. >> pam: right now at eight o-clock. the oakland city council is weighing whether or not to bring in police and security heavyweight bill bratton. to consult its beleagured police department. bratton formerly served as police chief in los angeles, and police commissioner in new york city and in boston. but last week. oakland residents voiced their concerns about bratton's controversial tactics. which include the "stop- and- frisk" policy. kron 4's terisa estacio is live in oakland tonight. where the city council is hearing from those concerned residents. terisa? >> reporter: things are really heating up in oakland. le
FOX
Jan 28, 2013 12:00pm PST
sideshow in the middle of 880. it happened in oakland over the weekend. brian flores joins us live now from oakland to let us know what you've just learned. >> reporter: good afternoon. this particular sideshow happened on 880 at 4:00 p.m. on saturday near the coliseum. while some of the drivers may have been having fun, the chp and other drivers there just are not laughing. >> there's also incidents where there's hospital in the i have sinty that people are trying to reach family members or care for themselves. so absolutely in no way is this safe driving. >> reporter: the drivers in these cars doing doughnuts near the coliseum are in big trouble with the law. >> i've never seen anything like this. it's just -- it's unreasonable. it looks like something you would see on a video game. these are real life incidents. >> reporter: on saturday afternoon, the unknown driver stopped northbound traffic for this sideshow. while sideshows are nothing new to the area, this was one of the first time this happened on the freeway, according to investigators. >> you saw people outside their cars. it was
KRON
Jan 22, 2013 5:00pm PST
next at 5. happening right now. a meeting in oakland on what to do to curb crime. this after an undercover officer is shot. we'll have the very latest. plus. car crashes and a commute nightmare. a city wracked by violence debates the balance between police protection and a police state. swat teams and armored cars used in a sweep of the neighborhood where an undercover police officerfive people in custody, so far. still an additional two or three suspects we are still looking for. right now: protestors gathering at city hall, as crime=fighting measures tonight. bratton. >> we have three people that are involved in this terrible beating. >> the search continued for more possible suspects. heavy-duty reinforcement by the lme the swat team to help with the search. investigators say that multiple weapons were confiscated. >> including five of fire arms recovered at the scene of. one of these which used to shoot at the officers. >> reporter: police chief howard jordan a sign that they are confident they know exactly who they are. >> we know who they are we of identify them but we
KRON
Jan 23, 2013 4:00am PST
crossed the bay. in the haywood oakland area light rain. futurecast 4 shows not all of us was the rain. by 10:00 a.m. this morning predominantly in the north bank. light rain for the east shore freeway towards the interior valleys as well. >> 2:00 p.m., it will fill in for the delta, livermore valley. we will still be dry in the peninsula. 8:00 p.m. tonight, it spreads south. light rain for the san jose, mountain view area. >> we are still dry for redwood city and san bruno. >> it depends on where you are located. it is a cold start to the morning. not as chilly as the past several days. >> '40's in santa rosa. 53 in downtown san francisco. upper '40's for hayward and san mateo. 44 in pleasanton. not much change in the temperatures that will however, the cooler that yesterday. >> oakland, richmond climbing to the low 60s. 59 in hayward. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows tomorrow should be dry especially in the afternoon. a mix of sun and clouds began. temperatures on the cooler side. and a gradual cooling trend as we start the next work weeks. >> a couple of minor acci
FOX
Jan 23, 2013 10:00pm PST
haener. it tore through the edge of oakland's chinatown. firefighters had to rescue at least two people. christian captain is live now at the scene, and tells us, that as destructive as this fire was, no one was injured. >> reporter: that's exactly what investigators investigators tell me. there are still crews here monitoring the situation. traffic opened up on harrison within the last hour here. we've been reporting live since 6:00 this evening. earlier, we spoke with the mother of a woman who was inside that building when it caught fire. >>> fire burst through the roof of the building on harrison street. firefighters worked to rescue the people who made it out on a neighboring roof. the fire slowed the evening commute down. crews closed down 7th street in both directions. closed harrison, and slowed traffic to a crawl. the cause of the fire is under investigation. >> the building owner is on scene. he reports that when the rain starts, people enter his building. the potential for fire is there. >> reporter: she says they planned an escape route in case of emergency. >> one of them sa
FOX
Jan 8, 2013 12:00pm PST
oliver was arrested at an oakland motel around 9:00 last night. police say he doused his 25- year-old girlfriend with gasoline and lit her on fire sunday afternoon after the couple got into an argument outside of a laundromat. the victim is in the hospital with severe burns all the off -- all over her body. >>> san francisco's newest supervisor has just been sworn in. >> i london breed do solemnly swim and affirm. >> california attorney general cam ma laws harris on -- kamala harris on the street administered the oath to london breed. she represents the western edition and fillmore neighborhoods where she grew up in public housing. she defeated olag and five other candidates. >>> a 19-year-old man pleaded not guilty to murder charges this morning in a san francisco court in connection with a deadly crash on new year's day. david morales is accused of shooting at three people and then leading police on a chase which ended when morales crashed his car at 21st street and south van ness avenue. two people were killed in the crash and one person suffered serious injuries. after this mo
FOX
Jan 14, 2013 7:00am PST
here with us. . >>> a surge in violence in oakland has the mayor and police chief talking. we'll tell you why even one city leader wants to declare a state of emergency. >>> it's officially the worst flu season in years. how bay area hospitals are responding to this epidemic. >>> a man sent to the hospital early this morning after a fire breaks out inside this apartment. we'll tell you what his neighbors did to help rescue him. >>> plus, the word came from the white house a short time ago, president obama is about to hold his first new conference of the new year. mornings on 2 begins right now. >>> good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. i'm dave clark. >>> good morning. i'm tori campbell. gunfire at a birthday party capped off another violent weekend in oakland. four people were killed, 11 others wounded. ktvu's tara moriarty is in oakland this morning. she tells us the surge in violence has one city leader calling for a state of emergency. good morning, tara. >> reporter: good morning. the spike in violence did lead to a conference call early saturday morning between the police chie
NBC
Jan 11, 2013 6:00pm PST
escaped custody. he was being driven to highland hospital in oakland for a routine appointment. the alameda sheriff's department says at some point during the ride from jail to the hospital, he got out of the leg irons and waist and hand restraints. as soon as he got to the hospital, he took off running. police found his jail clothes. >>> detectives are on the scene of the city's latest homicide. it comes at a critical time when officials have a key deadline in a battle that could end with the feds taking control of the police department. jodi hernandez joins us live in oakland and, jodi, this is exactly what mayor kwan and the chief don't want. >> reporter: i can tell you we, for now, are on the scene of a homicide just on the other side of the park here. homicide investigators are investigating a body. someone called in about 3:00 this afternoon saying there was a body laying in the roadway. mean while, as you mentioned, scenes like that have become all too common here in the city of oakland. but some unprecedented help could be on the way. oakland some side investigators are
FOX
Jan 15, 2013 7:00am PST
. he's christopher ebert stallworth of oakland. >>> 7:04. in a few hours, you can trade guns for cash. in marin county, it's part of the area's first-ever gun buyback event. organizers will take $200 for semi-automatic guns and $100 for other guns. you must bring proof of residency in order to take part. the five dropoff locations are open from 11:00 this morning until 8:00 tonight. they include novato, the larkspur, st. andrew's church in marin city and the it point reyes sub-- and the point reyes substation. >>> president obama is reviewing a series of proposals from the vice president about curbing gun violence. coming up at 7:15, a new poll checks public support for gun control. >>> after prompting some furious reaction, today, the house will finally vote on giving an extra $51 billion to help the victims of superstorm sandy. the legislation includes two bills, one gives $17 billion in emergency funding. the other would include money for fema's disaster relief fund. but financial conservatives still oppose the bill. they feel some of that money would be used for things that have n
ABC
Jan 16, 2013 5:00am PST
the temperatures: 40 in oakland and 42 in san francisco and 41 at half moon bay and everyone else in the 30's and a few 20's including concord and san rafael. in the monterey bay everyone at freezing including 28 at gilroy. hazy sunshine. milder temperatures this afternoon. we have the possibility with the stagnant air mass of poor air quality all week. the stagnant air mass keeps us dry. no rain in the forecast through wednesday. temperatures are getting close to where they should be for this january 16. liver more is two degrees warmer at 58. and redwood city at 59 san jose is 59, as well, a degree short of average. we will hit 60 in fremont and palo alto and 59 is the warmer spot in oak oakland and san jose. fairfield and vallejo andantback are cooler at 56. gilroy is the warmer spot at 52. frost is possible inland as the morning low slowly moderates and slower than our afternoon low and mid-30's to low 40's around the bay shore and 43 in san francisco tonight. here is the area of high pressure, it has not moved and it will not move any time soon but the air mass will as it retreats to the
CBS
Jan 19, 2013 7:00am PST
though. 29 in concord and oakland. look at santa rosa, still chilly. 27 degrees. we'll have the entire forecast for you in a fews. >>> and the big mavericks surf competition is happening tomorrow. spectators are trying to catch the best views of the big show. and you do have to follow some new rules as this year the beach and all the cliffs will be off limits. the same goes to all roads. the best way to view the competition is at the mavericks festival held at the hotel and spa at princeton harbor. >>> the event is half a mile out so it will be tough to see anyway. you will certainly be better off viewing it from the jumbotron. >> there will be cameras of the surfers everywhere you can think of, all feeding live video back to shore. organizers, they expect the beautiful weather and the largest crowds ever both on the shore and on the water. >>> now other bay area headlines this morning. a richmond man who shot and killed his ex-girlfriend and the man he thought they were dating was sentenced to death, convicted in november for the 2009 mu
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 4:00pm PST
the bay in oakland. lovely weather that is only going to get lovelyer. there apparently it won't be good tomorrow, either. saturday morning it will be sunny, mild throughout the weekend. there are lots of people looking for favorable conditions. wave rights are increasing and northwest swells up to 20 feet, long currents could be a problem, right now, you canwjmh÷ see wave heights are pretty low. temperature range still cold in spots during early morning hours. 28 in fairfield. 82 lir livermore, temperatures though still chilly, will be gradually moderating over next couple nights.o]Ñ >> she says the president saved her life, now this bay area woman is on the way to president obama's inauguration. the story is new at 4:30. >> another look at traffic right now. heading into san francisco, taking toll plaza, smooth sailing really not much traffic coming into the city this afternoon. stay with us. mo >>> a birthday for a funny lady and why stars are leaving hollywood for someplace colder. >> stars and movie makers leaving hollywood for park city, utah today. it's the start of the big sund
ABC
Jan 10, 2013 4:00pm PST
, cayman died at the oakland zoo shortly after it was seized in a potted busted. the owner was arrested on suspicion of possessing marijuana for sale. he could face other charges including possession after an exotic animal without a permit. they provided this photo of a 34 pounds of marijuana they say they found at the grow house. it is valued more than a hundred thousand dollars. >> a grandmother has been arrested accused of stealing $400,000 from the santa clara county nonprofit where she worked. 62-year-old woman took hundreds of documents housing for independent people to pay for unneeded repairs for her oakland home. the d.a.'s office she filed fake claims for repairs and then pocketed that money. >> teacher credited with diffuse ago school shooting in kern county. it happened in taft. a 16-year-old was armed with a shotgun, he shot one student and fired one other shot. the student was hit is hospitalized in critical condition. the quick acting teacher got the other students out the backdoor and he another staff member convinced the shooter to put down the gun. >> the best i can te
KRON
Jan 23, 2013 6:00am PST
hours ago oakland city voted to bring again a new person. i will tell you wh manhillary clinton s getting ready to testify about the band out the attack on the u.s. consulate and a very important vote this morning to raise the u.s. debt limit and avoid a default details coming up. >> most of the moisture is still off shore. here is a look at just scattered showers. we are contending with light showers just north of santa rosa. the good news is that east bay is currently dry and there's no water on road. we did see some rain earlier this morning along the dumbarton bridge. but that is no longer the case. a lot of the moisture that we see have actually not been hitting the ground. we do have a more wet weather on the way. everyone is waking up to cloudy conditions. the temperatures are warmer than 24 hours ago. >> the chance for showers a return as we head into the weekend. i will have your fedetails coming up in a few. >> your quick commute check shows that light traffic is still for most of the bay area. in the east bay it is only slowing for highway 43 antioch. there is a tiny bi
NBC
Jan 15, 2013 6:00pm PST
support of stop and frisk techniques aren't what oakland needs. >> oakland has rejected all of these brands of policing that he's famous for already. we rejected gang injunctions and curfews. >> bill bratton is one of the most prolific and profound policing minds in the country and we're fortunate to have him come here and help us understand the dynamics of oakland. >> reporter: oakland's police chief is pushing hard to get bratton with the city's crime rate climbing, he says he needs all the help he can get. >> what happened over this weekend in oakland is a clear sign to us -- >> reporter: earlier today the city council finance committee approved more than $5 million in help including money to hire 21 civilian police technicians and funds for ten sheriff's deputies to hit the streets of oakland for up to six months. >> it's not just whether we say we care about fighting crime. it's whether we are actually funding enough personnel so that you have the boots on the ground to respond to 911 calls. >> reporter: again, demonstrators are inside city hall right now as we speak up
ABC
Jan 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
selling pot. the government tries to prove that sent jer illegal, and must close. the landlords in oakland and san jose say they're at risk as long as pot is sold in their building because the attorney threatened to seize the rental properties fit continues to operate. >> fbi agents spent a day excavating a well. the feds took over the search at request of the sheriff's department. remains of five people have been found in the area. all believed to be victims of two men on a killing spree in 19 80s and 90s. the family of 9-year-old michaela garecht is is waiting to see if dna could solve her missing persons case. she disappeared in 1988. >> a public memorial service will be held for a 19-year-old alisa byrnes. the memorial set for saturday at the alma ms s mater. she was last at a musical festival on new year's eve. her body found about a half mile from the si. an autopsy is underway. today's "los angeles times" reports tracks in the snow appear to show byrne became disoriented after leaving the event. >> today survivors of the deadly 2010 mass shooting in tucson, arizona gather forward a
FOX
Jan 16, 2013 12:00pm PST
brings oakland one step closer to adopting a new crime fighting plan. [ shouting ] >> oakland's public safety committee approved the controversial plan after angry protesters voiced their opinions against police chief howard jordan and other supporters. people are upset about a police tactic called stop and frisk, a method supported by l.a.'s former police chief. chief jordan wants to hire him as a consultant. >> ask yourself why people in this room are so willing to risk going to jail by shouting out and screaming. because they know there's something fundamentally wrong with the oakland police department. >> just remember this, okay. i'm the police chief. i'm the guy that gets to decide what practice we're going to do and how we're going to do it. i'm the person that's going to be held accountable. >> the plan also includes more funding for the police academy to train new officers as well as the hiring of 11 alameda county sheriff's deputies for violent suppression efforts. the city council will vote on the issue next tuesday. >>> more shake-ups in the white house cabinet as president
FOX
Jan 22, 2013 6:00pm PST
opd would not say specifically how many weapons were recovered. live in oakland, allie rasmus. >>> also in oakland the city council is expected to decide whether to approve a consulting contract tonight for former los angeles police chief william bratton. this is a live look inside the meeting at city council chambers. we have just learned that the meeting room is filled to capacity and is also running a little late because they're trying to figure out where to put this overflow crowd. outside demonstrators have also gathered. it could be very contentious tonight. we do have a reporter there and we'll have full coverage this evening on the 10:00 news. >>> gunfire broke out this weekend at the bay fair b.a.r.t. station in san leandro. killing one man and wounding one woman. we talked to some of the victim's family members the message they have for police investigating the case. >>> san jose police say they are looking for two to three men who pulled off a brazen home invasion robbery of an elderly couple. armed men broke into the couple's home on brethart drive just before 7:0
KRON
Jan 28, 2013 5:00pm PST
is ahead. but first tonight -- breaking news out of oakland. an 8-year-old child shot on 65-th avenue, near bancroft. this is video from our helicopter partnership with abc-7 news. -- kron4's reggie kumar is live at police headquarters tonight -- reggie, what do we know? >> reporter: this girl was the unintended target. she was standing on the corner when a vehicle drove off with several individuals inside and opened fire at another vehicle. the girl was hit in the crossfire. this was a classic drive-by shooting she was caught in the crossfire. she was hit in the left lake. she is expected to survive she was hit the left-wide. she is right now, at the oakland hospital. she was hit in the left leg. reggie kumar, kron 4. developing right now. police analyzing video of a dangerous freeway stunt. more on investigation ahead. and we'll hear from a witness. but first, charles clifford gives us a closer look at the dramatic scene. >> reporter: this sideshow happened on saturday afternoon in the northbound lanes of 880, maybe half a mile south of the oakland coliseum. now we've found two video clip
NBC
Jan 12, 2013 7:00am PST
as the chp investigated the crash. >>> oakland police are under pressure to track down four different killers after four people were murdered in the span of hours yesterday afternoon. the shootings happened in different neighborhoods in the city from west oakland to deep east oakland, all happened within about six hours starting yesterday afternoon. this is the scene from the fourth shooting which happened about 8:15 last night on hillside street not far from bishop o'dowd high school. the man pronounced dead at the scene. as of now there are no arrests in any of the killings. it is oakland's sixth homicide of the new year, all of which happened this week. >>> a showdown over gun control laws is taking center stage right here in the bay area this morning. a gun show in daly city is now the focus of people on both sides of that issue. up to 10,000 people are expected to crowd into the crossroads of the west gun show at the cow palace this weekend and they can expect to be greeted by plenty of protesters. the show includes more than 150 vendors selling everything from guns and ammunition to kni
NBC
Jan 22, 2013 6:00pm PST
after one of their own is viciously beaten and shot in east oakland. they arrested five gang members. the community is now increasing its plea for help. only how to get that help is causing outrage also. in a few minutes, oakland city council members will need to decide whether to hire william bratton. jody? >> janelle, the council chambers inside city hall are absolutely packed. the fire marshal just asked folks to leave because there's not enough room. 200 people have signed up to speak at tonight's meeting. while bratton critics plan to be loud and boisterous, others in oakland say this crime-ridden city needs all the help it can get. >> it's hell. it's hell. it's hell on earth. >> reporter: that's how sandra describes what it's like living in this east oakland neighborhood, where an undercover police officer got beaten and shot in the arm last night. >> they're violating everybody else's constitutional rights. we can't walk our streets without worrying about a bullet coming our way. you know, they need to be stopped. >> reporter: tonight the oakland city council will vote on a co
KICU
Jan 22, 2013 11:30pm PST
now, ktvu's amber lee is live in oakland city hall and tells us why the experts and his tactics are causing so much controversy. >> reporter: just a short while ago the police chief addressed the city council and behind me you can see the over flow room where people are watching the proceedings on a monitor. at times emotions ran house as residents speak at the meeting. >> i'm scared to have a black boy in oakland. >> reporter: stop and frisk, it's a policy placed by bratton. >> what he is doing elsewhere it may have worked, doesn't mean it's going to work here. >> reporter: hundreds came to city hall to find out if the city will spepd $100,000 to hire a consulting team -- will spend $100,000 to hire ha consulting team. >> i hear gunshots all day sometimes. sometimes all night. who wants to be in that environment? >> reporter: supporters of stop and frisk and bratton says oakland can use all the help they can get. last night's nonfatal shooting of a police officer is just the latest example of the violence hurting oakland. >> if bill bratton can bring the help that our city need
FOX
Jan 15, 2013 5:00pm PST
but policing expert. 2013 has been a dangerous year so far. >> oakland has a crisis. we have to take immediate action to assure our citizens we're beefing up our police department. >> reporter: the city is looking to implement numerous changes to cut down on the crime. and starting a new police academy class. but the most controversial move involving bringing in former los angeles police chief william bratton. >> i think they're doing it as much as of a pr move as anything else. >> reporter: bratton is viewed as an over zealous police leader. >> they try these practices like gang injunctions, like curfews and oakland residents reject them. >> reporter: after 126 homicides last year and a dwindling force, bratton's expertise is needed. >> i think he's a wonderful leader in law enforcement. i look guard to working with him. i don't expect any of the controversy that is surrounding him to be an issue for us. >> reporter: if you ask new city council member noel it appears city leaders are ready to approve the $250,000 contract for his services. >> that's governments primary respo
FOX
Jan 22, 2013 10:00pm PST
down the crime rate. happening now, ktvu's amber lee is live in oakland city hall and tells us why the experts and his tactics are causing so much controversy. >> reporter: just a short while ago the police chief addressed the city council and behind me you can see the over flow room where people are watching the proceedings on a monitor. at times emotions ran house as residents speak at the meeting. >> i'm scared to have a black boy in oakland. >> reporter: stop and frisk, it's a policy placed by bratton. >> what he is doing elsewhere it may have worked, doesn't mean it's going to work here. >> reporter: hundreds came to city hall to find out if the city will spepd $100,000 to hire a consulting team -- will spend $100,000 to hire ha consulting team. >> i hear gunshots all day sometimes. sometimes all night. who wants to be in that environment? >> reporter: supporters of stop and frisk and bratton says oakland can use all the help they can get. last night's nonfatal shooting of a police officer is just the latest example of the violence hurting oakland. >> if bill bratton can bring
ABC
Jan 24, 2013 4:00pm PST
7 news joins us in oakland with details. >> after a mass shooting the senator was able to get an assault weapons ban passed through congress but the law expired after 0 years when congress refused to renew it. now, senator feinstein is back with new legislation she says will put some curves on military style assault weapon autos we prohibit 158 named military-style firearms. >> the bill would ban the sale, transfer, imfor taigs, and manufacturing ever the assault weapon ronz. also limiting the size of ammunition clips to no more than 10 bullets. senator durbin called on them to speak out. >> we need to have your validation. of what we're setting out to do. >> if you look at what they mean, what they do, they have no place in a city like oakland. >> national rifle association is responding by daying the first ban didn't work. why should we have another? tonight at 6:00 we'll hear from the chief here in oakland. his answer to the nra. reporting from oakland city hall, abc 7 news. >> and the nra went further releasing this statement in response to senator feinstein's bill. it's d
FOX
Jan 6, 2013 7:00am PST
this for the afternoon. dry conditions partly cloudy. and cool. and mid-50s in oakland and 55 in san jose. the extended forecast here. bit of a warming trend as we get back to work on monday. for lots of little ones back to school. and in the forecast. and not too bad. few areas will be in the 30s. talking about the possibility of little patchy fog tomorrow morning. and tuesday. fair skies in the forecast. slight chance for rain will come back wednesday night and last into thursday morning. some areas picked up quite a bit of rain. i will show you the rain totals, coming up. >>> protestors gathered outside a courthouse as two teens before -- appear before a judge. >>> a case that has divided the town and the video posted on line. and why more arrests could be coming. >>> despite the new healthcare, the cost of healthcare could be going up for california residents, who is raising rates by double-digits. >> take a look outside. this is the maze in oakland. and traffic is just moving fine. if you are headed north and on into the city. and it looks like the roads. if they are not too wet, you will have a s
KRON
Jan 8, 2013 8:00pm PST
are starting to see the rain fall on the north bay coast. oakland, hayward, and also what still green. to the livermore valley. and as we take a look at 7:00 a.m., it is pressing towards the south bay with clear conditions. and for early thursday. notice, it is going to be a lot of coastal water with mostly dry on thursday but a couple of degrees showers to the coast. temperatures? we are still going to see temperatures cooler than what we saw today. low 50s but not all 60s. that we saw today. what we are expecting in the sierras, with this system pressing through. snowfall at the highest elevations for tomorrow. you see it is fairly widespread. this blast of cold air and not a lot of moisture associated. spot a snow showers and into thursday morning. spotty -- and also, wednesday, thursday, but notice temperatures are going to be dropping, significantly towards the weekend. locally, the temperatures are also dropping into the low 50s. thursday, friday, the morning lows will definitely be freezing warnings and frost advisories. to round out this work week. it's the first day of the wo
NBC
Jan 24, 2013 6:00pm PST
evening. i'm jeff ranieri. live in oakland. are you looking for that new piece of furniture? we're at the epicenter of some major bay area bargains that stretch for thousands of square feet. where you can get your hands on some of these exciting goods. that all go to help a good cause plus your weather forecast coming up in a few minutes. two silicon valley hot shots are taking your ouellet with them. scott bud mann is here with a pair of jaw dropping numbers. >> this is a follow-up to what we told you yesterday. two tech companies with neck-snapping moves after reporting quarterly earnings. apple selling a record number of iphones and ipads but still falling short of what wall street wanted to hear, losing billions of value today a stock drop of $63 a share. apple now down by a third since september. netflix on the other hand is on fire. a big rise in both subscribers and earnings. a 42% pop in the its stock price today. it has not been this high since september of 2011. and more earnings tonight, microsoft reporting a slight dip in profits as it tries to roll out windows 8. mi
CBS
Jan 16, 2013 6:00pm PST
larry reid. is oakland ever going to figure this out? >> to be honest with you, probably not in my lifetime. but hopefully at some point we'll figure it out. >> reporter: now, the bratton contract isn't the only point of controversy when it comes to police at city hall. a measure by two of the counsel sell members including larry reid to spend money to hire in sheriff's deputies to help with patrolling drawing opposition from of all people the police officers union, which says the money is better spent on cops already in oakland. it just goes to show, in this city, everyone has a position and rarely do they mesh together even on the most vital issues. >> what's next on this consultant issue, phil, whether it's bratton or somebody else? when will we find out who it is? >> next tuesday at the council meeting, it comes up again. it's going to promise to be an even livelier meeting if you want to call it that than the one last night and it is going to be the big question is whether they go with this or not. but that's the next one next tuesday. >>>
ABC
Jan 15, 2013 5:00am PST
in san jose and 34 in mountain view and 38 in oakland and 41 in san francisco for the warm spot. everyone is freezing around the monterey bay and inland but salinas is not too far behind. we will have a lot of sunshine that will moderate this air mass tonight is our last night of wide-spread frost inland. it will be mostly sunny and warmer. ready for 60's? that is what we have this weekend. we have low-to-mid 50's in most neighborhoods and santa rosa and oakland around 58 and 57 and warmer around the monterey bay and mid-to-upper 50's and tonight we have 30's inland the best chance of profit and mid-30's to low 40's around the bay shore and to the coast. here is the accweather forecast, the bay will be in the 60's and we stay low-to-mid 60's through the weekend. not a drop ahead. sue? >> back to the bay bridge. things are mying -- moving nicely. metering lights are off and no problems on the incline and the upper deck of san francisco is looking good and the flat section beyond the toll plaza as you turn to the high-rise it is budged up and under 15 minute between hayward and foster city
FOX
Jan 3, 2013 5:00am PST
. >>> police in oakland are hoping surveillance video from a recent bank robbery will help them find the bang robbers. two people suspected of robbing bank of the west near telegraph avenue on december 10th. a man robbed a bank and even though no weapon was seen he reportedly told the teller he had a gun but investigators believe the woman is believed to be an accomplice. >>> day one of the nhl lock out and in just a few minutes, talks resume on getting pro hockey players back on the ice. >> you have either got to build a bridge on the ice or do something else. >> on some we agree and on some we said no. >> now a deal has to be in place by january 11th in order for a 48 game season to begin. the plan has become a major stumbling block. >> now it is time to talk traffic, what is happening on 101? >> well, it looks good but we keep watching it for you, northbound and southbound 101, let's go to it now, you can see traffic does look good getting up to the 880 split with no major issues and no problems getting into the city. this is a look at the toll plaza, yesterday we had commute which lasted
KRON
Jan 24, 2013 7:00am PST
of my battling a 2 alarm fire last night in a vacant oakland home. here is video from the scene. the fire for started around 5:00 p.m., and the 600 block of harrison street near oakland's chinatown neighborhood. when firefighters arrived they found two people on a neighboring roof, and it appeared that they had stayed there from the burning home. the two were detained by oakland police for questioning. authorities say that the building is a total loss. the cause of the fire remains under investigation. >> meanwhile, police are investigating a body that was found along the alameda shore line. authorities say a man was walking down a path at robert w. crowned memorial state beach and noticed a body or around 10:00 a.m. yesterday morning. alameda fire crews pulled on the man's body from the water near was blind and shoreline drives. he is believed to be 87 between 20 and 30 years old, he was fully close with no obvious sign of trauma. if police believe that the body had been in the water for about six hours. the alameda county coroner's office is working to identify the man. >> if
ABC
Jan 24, 2013 6:00pm PST
. last 12 hours, san jose a third of an inch. look at san francisco, oakland, novato. no measurable rain in those areas and just a trace of fairfield conk skbrord hayward. you can see this has been a south bay and east bay event. but the event hasn't ended. i'll give you the accu-weather forecast in just a few minute autos we'll see you shortly. >> san francisco police are looking for two men who robbed two family run pharmacies at gun point last week. take a look. you can see him jump behind the counter. they took prescription drug wtz word oxy on them. in a second incident, the men draw their guns. police believe the men are after oxycodone. robberies took place in san francisco no one was zblurd either robbery. >> governor brown delivered a state of the state address today at the top of the agenda, california's road to financial recovery. not everybody is pleased with this plan. >> with the state budget stabilized, governor brown says it's time to move on. in his speech since retaking office, democrat outlined lofty goals for the year, aimed at building his legacy. california high spe
ABC
Jan 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
to come here tonight on abc 7 news oakland leaders proposed a controversial policy helped where in new york it's been ruled unconstitutional. >> we have a cold winter weather pattern headed our way. i'll show you the timing of the arrival in just a moment. >> and later a community takes a gamble on a new casino under construction. reaching a new milestone tonight. >> michael finney with property tax advice on how to avoid paying more[ >>> where he believe we have the piece on bar pilot. >> yes. dan noyes went looking for answers today and had questions. >> i had0[%c that strange confrontation of the bar pilot's office while finding out new information about that bar pilot these are tense times at san francisco bar pilot office. just after i arrived at pier 9 to ask questions bar pilot though not involve ntd accident began cursing at me and then... >> are you push meeg? >> no.. >> i call td cop autos let's go. >> while i called police he hit me again. >> i'm at pier 9. at -- . >> he just push immediate again. >> the head of the bar pilots refused to talk about this or important issue wh
FOX
Jan 8, 2013 5:00am PST
, oakland is 45 alameda is 45, there is a little easterly breeze and if you need something is, anywhere around the bay and i think the coast and also towards the south bay, low-to-mid pam. >>> time now 5:26 the man accused of setting his girlfriend on fire has been caught. where san francisco police were able to secure him into custody last night. >>> and there is a key piece they need for their racing boat and when it arrives. >>> incorporation papers, the next step, why a judge would not buy his reasons for not allowing him to drive in the carpool lane. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios . >>> good morning, welcome back, i am dave clark. >> and i am pam cook, steve has a totally different idea of what warm is out there. >> 25 might be back by friday morning and we do have a lot of fog which is coming back and sal and i will be the fog brothers until abou 9:00 and once it burns off, many areas will be in the 60s. here is sal. >>> 880 northbound is looking good and fog is not
KRON
Jan 18, 2013 7:00am PST
in oakland. low '40's and hayward. by 8:00 a.m. holding on to '30's. we struggle to get out of the frigid temperatures. the rest of the bay sitting comfortably in the '40's. at lunchtime the green starts to build on your screen indicates where lows 60s will develop. mild conditions later tonight by 8:00 p.m. we're talking a mixing up upper '40's and '50's. as i brought down the afternoon highs in your neighborhood. like yesterday it will be like to day. >> 664 campbell, los gatos. 65 for sunnyvale and santa clara. 62 in fremont. the east bay not as warm overall mild lows 60s for concord, pittsburgh, danville. 61 in pleasanton. to the north bay petaluma at 62. a degree cool for downtown san francisco. oakland at 62. 61 in vallejo. those of you heading to tahoe freezing fog for the next couple of mornings. we will see sunshine into the afternoon leak into the forecast in your afternoon highs in the upper '40's. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast highlights the nice weather on tap this weekend. and look at your afternoon highs miles spots, mid '60s. the warmer spot could get close
ABC
Jan 3, 2013 4:30am PST
. just road work right now. we have 880 southbound out of oakland at 980 down to 5th and embarcardero various lanes until 5:00, and toward newark and fremont there is road work until 6:00. the bay bridge toll plaza, you can see light conditions, no problems on the upper deck which is moving into san francisco. and the san mateo condition, tail lights headed to the peninsula and foster city area eastbound driving into haywood and the plaza is looking good. katie? >> thank you. flooding put a peninsula community in danger. the city leaders are looking for emergency help. >> back from the brink of the fiscal cliff and hidden benefits that the bill could bring if commuters but first, tech bytes. >> new laws make it illegal for some to request facebook passwords. california and illinois have banned companies from asking employees for their social networking log in. michigan, new jersey, maryland and delaware have similar laws. apple has a "fix" for devices, the do not disturb feature which resumes normal operation on january 7 so you can turn it on or off manually. and there will be an end
ABC
Jan 16, 2013 5:00pm PST
burn unit. another man treated for minor injuries. >> late today oakland police released a search of a man they're looking for. take a look at what we want to show you here. a woman says she's walking on east 12th street back in december, this man grab grabbed her from behind. he tried to pull her into a car with three other men inside shechl got way. police say to call them immediately if you recognize this man. >> a man accused of raping and robbing a woman in her apartment was arraigned today, facing nine felony counts. police say he rushed up to the victim as she entered her residence, threw her on the floor and sexual assaulted her. jones was arrested minutes later with the help of a chp helicopter. >> u.s. interior secretary announced today that he will be leaving his post this march that. can on the same day a tv station released first photos of the bathroom in the interior secretary's office. the bathroom underwent a $220,000 renovation between 2007 and 2009 when the job was under president bush. it includes a $3500 subzero refrigerator and a $690 fawcett paid for by taxpa
ABC
Jan 8, 2013 11:00am PST
-mile visibility yesterday. the oil tanker has unloaded the oil at the refinery and went to oakland to refuel to make the next trip. it is capable of hauling half a million gallons of oil but it was empty from what it had been carrying. the crew has been detained. no one has been injured. a lost questions if the coast guard when they have the news conference and how big a factor was the fog. what condition was the pilot in? we know in things. we will hear more in a moment. live from treasure island for abc7 news. >> the i-team has uncovered new information about bar pilot guy kleess who had two prior incidents in northern california. the first happened august 27, 2009, when the ship grounded briefly while entering the port of sacramento. he was ordered to take four practice trips. to two days later he damaged a cat walk in stockton but it was pilot error and he was ordered to take four practice trips for that, as well. >> here is what is next in the tanker investigation, ship could remained anchored for days. investigators have to wait for the results from the bar pilot toxicology screening,
ABC
Jan 14, 2013 5:00pm PST
airport, 26 degrees, 26 sonoma county airport. 40 in san francisco. oakland down to 36 degrees, a little bit of wind there overnightf÷ybj. we had 32 degrees in san jose. 29 in redwood city. once again, freeze warning is in place for tomorrow. temperatures mid-20s to low 30s is where darker purple is on the map. santa claire wra ya valley. we have a frost advisory up for morning as well with temperatures there low to mid-30s. that is for bay shore line. you can see into the white purple. looks like tonight, tomorrow morning could be the last night that we see these temperatures. we'll take a look at the accu-weather forecast coming up. >> thank you very much. >> cold making live tough and endangering lives foréfg earths. these are treacherous days and nights to live out on the streets, obviously. we're live in san jose way look at how people are coping and how people are helping. >> the sun may be shine in the ice rink in downtown san jose, coming down but take a look at what people, and pets are wearing. >> i have about four layers on and its freezing. yae. my dog gos and hides under t
KICU
Jan 18, 2013 7:00pm PST
committee. they argue that he will bring tactics to oakland. the mayor strongly supports hiring him but reaffirmed that racial profiling will not be tolerated in oakland. >> in the south bay, a who's who will gather tonight to honor moore. she retiring after 27 years at the department and two years as chief. moore says he decided to retire early when city leaders decided against put a half cents sales tax on the november ballot that would have helped fund the department. >> the president of the university of california is re- signing at the end of august. he is facing health issues. he was the head of the 10 campus system nearly five years ago. it featured dozen of campus protests followed by tuition hikes. he plans to teach law at uc berkley. >> a record number of applicants for undergraduate admission. 8.6% rise in applicants from last year for a totele of nearly 175,000. that includes fresh men and transfer students. they're seeing a surge in foreign applicants up 45% and for the first time latino students are the largest in state group applying for freshman spots at 32%. >> a fe
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Jan 8, 2013 7:00am PST
will burn off. clearlake, 64. st. helena, 64. 56 antioch. 64 berkeley, oakland. mid-60s here. santa clara, 64. 60s on the coast. it should be beautiful. 63 redwood city, palo alto and mountain view atherton. we have a little bit more fog tomorrow and then here comes the cold surge dropping down thursday and friday. the mornings will be all right the -- i mean, it will be cold. but it will still be breezy. >>> 7:10. pleasant in -- police in pleasant hill have arrested a teenager accused of casing homes but another suspect is on the loose still. police are looking for this man, 28-year-old richard guerro because they say he and a 17- year-old boy were seen casing homes to burglarize saturday morning. a neighbor told police they were writing down information about the homes in the neighborhood. police found their car but officers say guerro managed to escape after leading them on a chase. >>> a new fish census shows reduced numbers of six types of fish in the past year, including the protected delta smelt. those numbers started to go down sharply in 2002. state fish and wildlife officials sa
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